USA Today: 3 US Marines killed, 20 injured after aircraft crash in Australia during training exercise
Three U.S. Marines died and 20 others were injured after a Marine Corps aircraft crashed in Australia during a training exercise Sunday, officials said.
The Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft was carrying 23 Marines when it crashed on Melville Island.
Three Marines were confirmed dead and five others were flown to a hospital in the mainland city of Darwin and are in serious condition, the Marines said in a statement, The Associated Press reported.
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3 US Marines Killed. 20 Wounded, In Osprey Crash During Routine Training In Australia
A US Marine Osprey crashes during drills in Australia, killing 3 and injuring 20, some critically — AP
military aircraft carrying more than 20 Marines crashes over Australia, killing 3 and injuring others — FOX News
Three U.S. Marines die in Australia aircraft crash during exercises — CNBC/Reuters
3 US Marines killed in aircraft crash in Australia during training exercise — CNN
Recovery mission and investigations underway after fatal US military aircraft crash on Melville Island — ABC News Australia